WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

159288  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159288)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon saxatilis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually found in shallow waters to around 15 meters, juveniles are common in tide pools while adults school over shallow...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually found in shallow waters to around 15 meters, juveniles are common in tide pools while adults school over shallow reeftops. Adults frequently form large feeding aggregations of up to several hundred individuals. Food items include algae, small crustaceans and fish, and various invertebrate larvae. Adult males adopt a bluish ground colour when guarding eggs. Attracted to divers who feed fish. Generally common (Ref. 9710). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: 40.9°N to Uruguay in the western Atlantic, abundant on Caribbean reefs; around islands of the...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: 40.9°N to Uruguay in the western Atlantic, abundant on Caribbean reefs; around islands of the mid-Atlantic, Cape Verde, and along the tropical coast of western Africa south to Angola [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Abudefduf saxatilis. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159288 on 2018-01-22

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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon saxatilis Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Smith, J.L.B. (1960). Coral Fishes of the Family Pomacentridae from the Western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Ichthyological Bulletin No. 19: 317-349 [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Gulf of Maine Biogeographic Information System (GMBIS) Electronic Atlas. 2002. November, 2002.  [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphidodon saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphidodon saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Smith, J.L.B. (1960). Coral Fishes of the Family Pomacentridae from the Western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Ichthyological Bulletin No. 19: 317-349 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphisodon saxatilis) Smith, J.L.B. (1960). Coral Fishes of the Family Pomacentridae from the Western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Ichthyological Bulletin No. 19: 317-349 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorApogon quinquevittatus Blyth, 1858) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon marginatus Bloch, 1787) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon mauritii Bloch, 1787) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon sargoides Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon saxatilis Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf ascensionis Fowler, 1919) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf marginatus (Bloch, 1787)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphisodon biniar Montrouzier, 1857) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphisodon moucharra Lacepède, 1802) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf saxiatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbudefduf sexatilis (Linnaeus, 1758)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually found in shallow waters to around 15 meters, juveniles are common in tide pools while adults school over shallow reeftops. Adults frequently form large feeding aggregations of up to several hundred individuals. Food items include algae, small crustaceans and fish, and various invertebrate larvae. Adult males adopt a bluish ground colour when guarding eggs. Attracted to divers who feed fish. Generally common (Ref. 9710). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Food items include algae, small crustaceans and fish, and various invertebrate larvae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: 40.9°N to Uruguay in the western Atlantic, abundant on Caribbean reefs; around islands of the mid-Atlantic, Cape Verde, and along the tropical coast of western Africa south to Angola [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Adults frequently form large feeding aggregations of up to several hundred individuals. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, aquariumfish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Slight differenced from the Atlantic to the Indo-Pacific have led some authors to regard the Indo-Pacific form as a distinct species, A. vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard) Randall (1992). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolobomolochus glyphisodontis (Krøyer, 1863) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpegaster acuta Manter, 1940 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbitacolax analogus Vervoort, 1969 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsergeant major  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpetaca rayada  [details]